Ode To Gravity with Charles Amirkhanian, Music To Make You Blind: Interview With Lowell Cross
Originally broadcast live on January 13, 1971 on KPFA's Ode To Gravity Series. Lowell Cross is a composer of electronic music and a builder of sound synthesizing devices. He discusses his recent collaboration with David Tudor involving laser projections which was premiered at the Osaka World's Fair. This program includes a stereo recording of Video II-B. Also participating in the interview is Richard Friedman.
Lowell Cross was born in 1938 in Kingsville, Texas. American composer of electroacoustic and multimedia works that have been performed throughout the world; he is also active as an engineer and instrument builder. He taught at Mills College in Oakland in 1968-69, where he also served as artistic director of the Tape Music Center. He taught art and technology, musical acoustics, recording techniques, and other subjects at the University of Iowa in Iowa City from 1971-2002, where he was also Professor of Music. He currently lives in Iowa City.
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